Mustard Seed Africa Workshop, Day 1

By |2017-02-02T20:15:04-08:00June 28th, 2015|Blog Post|

Finally the workshop video from the first days of the Mustard Seed Africa Project is available!  Thanks to Jane Parsons @ HIFA for collaboration and workspace, and to Nico Abote for his video services.   Click on the image for a long video of Day 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rayZQCvEfiA  

Join the WJA Demo Night, 6/25/15

By |2016-12-05T01:28:09-08:00June 19th, 2015|Blog Post|

I am demonstrating some fabrication techniques for the San Diego Chapter of WJA  at Cogent Builders, Thursday the 25th at 7pm: Demo Night (7:00 pm to 9:00 pm)  Click here for tickets WJA San Diego will host our annual Demo Night where we will watch and learn from three talented and award winning Makers: §  Mirjam Butz-Brown will demonstrate [...]

WJA Demo Night: August 14, 6-9PM

By |2016-12-03T16:48:25-08:00August 4th, 2014|Blog Post|

When two dominant axes curve in opposite directions, the result is known as an anticlastic form [Ganoksin].  When they curve toward the same side, the result is synclastic form.  Alexandra Hart uses anticlastic and synclastic raising techniques to create fabulous jewelry including the cuff in the picture. Demo Night provides you with an opportunity to [...]

Studio Session with Abbie

By |2016-10-18T02:51:53-07:00August 1st, 2014|Blog Post|

Abbie is back in the studio today, this time making a ring for a shark tooth she found on vacation this summer.  Here's her soldering skills put to the test, 4 solder joints on this coiled wire ring, soldered at once: NICE JOB!

Mingei Metalsmithing Demo on Saturday!

By |2016-10-18T02:52:06-07:00October 2nd, 2013|Blog Post|

Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of all things metal at Mingei Museum! Talk to local artist-metalsmiths and blacksmiths about the past and future of metal, view demonstrations of different techniques, grab a seat at an anvil and see what it’s like to “forge” clay, participate in a family tour of Struck by Modernism and catch an exclusive [...]

AH Studio Workshop Success!

By |2016-10-18T02:52:24-07:00November 17th, 2012|Blog Post|

Behold the proud students of Crimp Raising, one of the hardest techniques in metalsmithing.  In a few hours the flat sheet was organically transformed into two bowls and a bracelet.  I doubt they were true beginners, this is an achievement!

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